Eleanor Poynings, Baroness Poynings

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Eleanor Percy (Poynings)

Also Known As: "Alianor Poynings", "Eleanor Poynings"
Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England
Death: February 4, 1483 (60)
Raby Castle, Staindrop, County Durham, England, (Present UK)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Richard Poynings and Eleanor Poynings, Countess of Arundel
Wife of Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland
Mother of Ralph Percy; Anne Hungerford; Sir Henry de Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland; Margaret Gascoigne; Eleanor West and 2 others
Sister of Robert Poynings
Half sister of John FitzAlan, 14th Earl of Arundel and William FitzAlan, 16th Earl of Arundel

Occupation: Countess of Northumberland
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About Eleanor Poynings, Baroness Poynings

Eleanor de Poynings, Baroness de Poynings was born circa 1422. She died circa 1484. She gained the title of Baroness de Poynings.

Parents: daughter of Sir Richard de Poynings and Joan Seamer.


  1. before 25 June 1435 to Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland son of Henry de Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland and Lady Eleanor de Neville. From before 25 June 1435, her married name became Percy.

Children of Eleanor de Poynings, Baroness de Poynings and Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland:

  1. Anne Percy+ 4
  2. Margaret Percy+ 5
  3. Sir Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland+ b. c 1449, d. 28 Apr 1489
  4. Sir Thomas Percy, 1st Earl Egremont b. bt 1449 - 14616



  1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 1666. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  2. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  3. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  4. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume VI, page 621. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  5. [S1545] Mitchell Adams, "re: Lewis Ancestors," e-mail message from <e-mail address> (Australia) to Darryl Roger Lundy, 6 december 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Lewis Ancestors".
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IX, page 89.
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Eleanor Poynings, Baroness Poynings's Timeline

July 25, 1422
Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England
Age 17
Of, Yorkshire, England
February 3, 1444
Age 21
Dagenham, Essex, England
Age 26
Leconfield, Yorkshire, England
Age 27
Alwoodley, Yorkshire, England
Age 32
Yorkshire, England
Age 37
Leconfield, Yorkshire, England
Age 39
February 4, 1483
Age 60
Staindrop, County Durham, England, (Present UK)